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Kimmerle Expands Healthcare Practice with New Hire

Architecture, design and consulting firm Kimmerle Group has hired Michael Azarian as managing director of its Health Care Studio. Azarian has more than 35 years’ experience in the healthcare construction industry, and takes a senior leadership role in the firm’s expansion of its services for the health industry.

Heading Kimmerle’s Health Care Studio, Azarian will expand the firm’s healthcare practice throughout New York and New Jersey and beyond, with a focus on Primary to Tertiary Care Trauma main frames, as well as enhancing the design of off-campus medical office buildings and outpatient care centers.

“Michael’s vast breadth of work and experience in the healthcare field supports our ongoing healthcare expansion,” said George J. Kimmerle, founder and president of Kimmerle Group. “He has a deep understanding of the intricate and ever-changing healthcare landscape, and has successfully managed projects in all phases of planning, design and construction.”

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